Des Dwyer

Ex Caloundra City Council Mayor Desmond James Dwyer passed away on 28 November 2013.

 

Image: Desmond (Des) Dwyer, 1999

 

Interview One

Date of Interview: 20 January 1998
Interviewer: Di Warner

Des Dwyer was an active member of the Metropolitan - Caloundra Surf Life Savers. He recounts the many changes to the way rescues, uniforms, types of boats used and fund-raising shaped the club. His memories of early Caloundra life from the 1950s.

Audio

Des Dwyer oral history 1998 [MP3 9MB]


Transcript

Des Dwyer oral history one transcript


Interview Two

Date of Interview: 4 December 2000
Interviewer: Di Brown
Place of Interview: Home of Des Dwyer, Caloundra

Ex Caloundra City Council Mayor Desmond James Dwyer passed away on 28 November 2013. He had settled in Caloundra in 1938. Des was actively involved in many community projects and organisations in the Caloundra locality including the Rotary Club of Caloundra and the Caloundra Local Ambulance Committee and Metropolitan Caloundra Surf Life Saving club. In 2004 he was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM).

Audio

Des Dwyer oral history - part one [MP3 44MB]
Des Dwyer oral history - part two [MP3 40MB]

Transcript

Des Dwyer oral history two transcript

 

Images and documents of Des Dwyer in the Sunshine Coast Libraries Catalogue.